Preferred First Name
Murray State University acknowledges that some students, faculty, and staff prefer to use first names other than their legal name. When requested, the university will use a preferred first name on certain documents and online information sources. Access the Preferred First Name Request Form here.
Where will the preferred first name be used?
- Class rosters used by instructors
- myGate portal
- MSU ID Card (replacement ID card fee applies)
- MSU Email display
- Diploma & commencement program (as requested on the graduation application)
This completed form and a photo id must be presented at the following office:
- Students: Office of the Registrar, 113 Sparks Hall, Murray, KY 42071
- Faculty/Staff: Human Resources, 412 Sparks Hall, Murray, KY 42071